Tim Scott Rises Above Left-Wing Haters: My latest national op-ed

Tim Scott hasn't even been in the Senate a week and the haters are starting to come out against him. Read the latest in my national op-ed article: "Tim Scott Rises Above Left-Wing Haters", where I discuss Tim Scott's rise as one of America's true "post-racial" politicians (with a little help from South Carolinians Lin Bennett and David Carter):

The appointment of Tim Scott, a Congressman from Charleston, South Carolina, to replace South Carolina’s outgoing Senator Jim DeMint, made history. The first black Senator from the South since Reconstruction (during Reconstruction, Mississippi sent two black Republican Senators – Blanche Bruce and Hiram Revels – to Washington), he ascended to the Senate after nearly twenty years in politics from South Carolina’s coastal region.

While Scott’s appointment has generated considerable praise from his home state, as well as national political observers, it’s safe to say that NAACP leader Benjamin Jealous isn’t among Scott’s admirers. In criticizing Scott, who received an “F” score on the political scorecard for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Jealous accused Scott of not supporting civil rights ...

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1 Response to "Tim Scott Rises Above Left-Wing Haters: My latest national op-ed"

  1. Brian Flewelling 4/1/13 21:42
    Good job, Earl. Keep up the good work. Tim is a good man, and he deserves our support.

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